National Affairs: Winning of Walmsley

For the first time in 50 years, New Orleans Republicans last week were bold enough to hold a primary election to nominate a party candidate for mayor. Their nominee: Warren V. Miller (white). Their total vote: 2,000.

Eighty thousand votes were cast in the Democratic primary which nominated and incidentally insured the election of Thomas Semmes Walmsley, red-headed regular, whose insurgent opponent was Francis Williams. Nominee Walmsley has been acting mayor in the absence of Arthur J. O'Keefe, monster (300 lb.) Mayor of New Orleans. The issue in the Democratic primary was...

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